20 Things I Love About Children’s Ministry

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The smile on a parent’s face as dedicate their newborn child to the Lord.

Listening to a child pray.

Watching a child worship God in simple, sincere devotion.

Hearing a child excitedly tell their parent what they experienced during the service.

Seeing a brand new family walk through the door.

Seeing the smile on a volunteer’s face when you tell them how God is using them.

Seeing a parent and child baptized together.

Hearing someone say “yes” when you ask them to join the volunteer team.

The contagious giggles of a child when you tell a them a joke and they get it.

Watching the energy of a group of 3rd grade boys in action.

Seeing God use a child to bring a whole family to faith in Christ.

Seeing a volunteer discover and walk in the gifts God has placed inside them.

Watching kids grow up and become young adults who love God.

Hearing a child say, “bababatized.”

Looking in the nursery window.

Doing life with volunteers you consider family.

The good tired you feel after a big event.

Seeing a child step across the line of faith.

Listening to a child recite a Bible verse they have memorized.

Watching a father and mother pray a blessing over their child.
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About the Author

Dale Hudson is the Director of Children's Ministry at Christ Fellowship Church in South Florida. He has been in children's ministry for over 25 years. He was named one of the top 20 most influential people in children's ministry. He is the co-author of 5 books. He writes daily about his children's ministry journey at